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Entertainment Applications


Entertainment Applications

Stand-alone or networked entertainment machines provide patrons with a variety of games and on-demand music. These games can be stand-alone machines or networked devices where players at separate tables or even in different venues can compete against each other. These are “pay for play" machines and can be found in arcades, bars, pubs, restaurants or other location where people gather. Entertainment applications include:

  • Amusement Arcade Games
  • Amusement-with-Prize Games / Skill-with-Prize Games
  • Bartop Games

Amusement arcade games are found in video arcades or game centers around the world as stand-alone machines located in public-access areas with little or no supervision.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • unsupervised environments that require a durable touch system that’s scratch- and contaminant- resistant
  • industry-innovative surface finishes that provide premium surface durability and scratch resistance to help customers maintain the long-term operation and aesthetic appearance of their products
  • capacitive sensing technology that works reliably despite on-screen contaminants like dust, grime or moisture
  • machines that require bright displays to enhance play and improve dim-light viewing
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • games of skill that require accurate, fast touch response to keep up with player abilities
  • 5.4ms touch response time that provides needed speed for demanding applications that require rapid game play
  • 99% touch accuracy helps users consistently make intended and repeated on-screen selections


Amusement-with-Prize (AWP) and Skill-with-Prize (SWP) machines are primarily found in Europe and are located in public areas like amusement arcades, pubs, and bars with minimal supervision.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • machines that continue to work despite on-screen contaminant build up
  • capacitive sensing technology that works reliably despite on-screen contaminants like dust, grime or moisture
  • bright displays to help attract patron participation
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics


Bartop games are primarily found in bars and restaurants in North America and can be either stand-alone or networked counter-top machines that can be played by one or more players at a time.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • varying levels of player skill so fast and accurate touch response is required
  • 5.4ms touch response time that provides needed speed for demanding applications that require rapid game play
  • 99% touch accuracy helps users consistently make intended and repeated on-screen selections
  • machines that require bright displays to enhance play and improve dim-light viewing
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • a solution that continues to work through on-screen contaminant build up
  • capacitive sensing technology that works reliably despite on-screen contaminants like dust, grime or moisture